Giving to the Arboretum brings joy not only to you, but also to the half-million visitors who visit annually.

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Foundation Disclosure Statement

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization soliciting tax-deductible private contributions for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Financial and other information about the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation's purpose, programs and activities can be obtained by contacting the Finance Manager at 3675 Arboretum Blvd., Chaska, MN 55318 or 612-301- 7587, or for residents of the following states, as stated below. Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Maryland: For the cost of postage and copying, from the Secretary of State.  Michigan: MICS No. 50198.  New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT. New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800- 332-4483. The registration required by the state charitable solicitation act is on file with the Secretary of State's office. West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request. CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM FOUNDATION BY THE STATE.

Types of Gifts

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Major Gifts

The term “major gifts” embraces a wide spectrum of impacts. For instance, a major gift could fund a building, an educational program, a garden’s maintenance or a new tree collection. All major gifts help the Arboretum advance as the nation’s best botanical garden and enhance the experience of visiting the Arboretum. For more information on providing major gifts, contact Susan Taylor, Director of Advancement at 612-301-1266.

Stock Giving

Rose Garden

If you wish to extend a gift of stock to the Arboretum, please share the following with your broker:

RBC Wealth Management
DTC # 0235, Account # 312-95526
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation
Tax ID 23-7081057.

RBC Wealth Management Contact: 
Kristie Morton, Sr. Registered Client Associate
641 E Lake Street, Suite 230
Wayzata, MN  55391
Ph: 952-261-3575

For more information on providing stock gifts, contact:

  • Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate at 612-301-1264
  • Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager at 612-301-1271

Planned Giving

Planned giving enables you to leave a legacy for generations to come and can meet estate planning needs through tax advantages and other benefits. It also strengthens the Arboretum’s long-term financial stability by establishing a continuing revenue source for operating expenses, projects and special needs. 

For more information, contact Jennifer Peterson, Planned Giving Officer at 612-301-1262.

Employer Gift Matching

Your employer may have a policy of matching your gift to the Arboretum, though policies vary with the company. Contact your human resources department with questions. The Arboretum’s federal tax identification number is 23-7081057.

For more information on matching gifts, contact:

  • Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate at 612-301-1264
  • Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager at 612-301-1271

Have a question or a form you would like to send via email? Contact [email protected]

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